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TAXONOMIC CLASSIFICATION  (Preferred term)

Taxonomic classification is the act of placing an object or concept into a set or sets of categories (such as a taxonomy or a subject index), based on the properties of the object or concept. A person may classify the object or concept according to an ontology.
Examples of taxonomic classification include:
Library classification
Scientific classification of organisms.
Classification of finite simple groups
Medical classification like ICD
Security classification
Folksonomy

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